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115 active Covid cases in Latrobe City

Update for Latrobe City, Wellington Shire and East Gippsland Shire - 10 October 2021

Information from the Gippsland Region Public Health Unit

There are currently 224 active COVID-19 cases in Gippsland, with positive wastewater detects in East Gippsland.

Gippsland LGA breakdown: Bass Coast 5 / Baw Baw 88 / East Gippsland 1 / Latrobe 115 / South Gippsland 12 / Wellington 3

Exposure site venues contact the COVID Hotline for information on 1800 675 398.

Primary Close Contacts contact 1300 651 160 for further advice and information.

Latrobe City

There are currently 115 active COVID-19 cases in Latrobe City. Eight Tier 1 Exposure Sites are associated with these cases.

Tier 1 Exposure Sites in Latrobe City:

Morwell Park Primary School, Morwell
Monday 4 October, 9.00am – 3.15pm

Chemist Discount Centre, Churchill
Wednesday 29 September, 10.00am - 5.30pm

Pets Domain, Mid Valley Shopping Centre, Morwell
Tuesday 28 September, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

Village Cinema, CINEMA 5 ONLY, Morwell
Sunday 26 September, 7.00pm - 10.30pm

Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre GYM ONLY, Traralgon
Monday 27 September, 6.20pm - 7.20pm
Tuesday 28 September, 6.20pm - 7.45pm

National Australia Bank, Morwell
Tuesday 28 September, 9.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 29 September, 9.00am - 11.00am

Cafe Qu Bah, Mid Valley Shopping Centre, Morwell
Sunday 26 September, 5.55pm - 7.15pm

Betta Electrical, Moe
Monday 27 September, 9.00am - 5.00pm inclusive

Below: Latrobe City testing sites; Wellington Shire and East Gippsland Shire cases, wastewater detections and testing

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Testing opportunities in Latrobe City include:

- Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium, Ashby St, Traralgon drive through: 9.30am – 4pm Monday
11 October to Thursday 14 October. No appointments required.

- Latrobe Valley Respiratory Clinic, Morwell - By Appointment for bookings go to:
www.gphn.org.au/covid-19/

- LCHS - Senior Citizens Centre, Moe - Walk-in clinic. 9am – 11am Tuesday 12 October, 9am – 11am
Thursday 14 October. No appointments required.

- Clinical Labs Traralgon – walk in clinic. 7.30am – 3.30pm Monday – Friday. By appointment on 5174
0285.

Wellington

There are currently three active COVID-19 cases in Wellington with no public exposure sites at this stage.
Testing opportunities in Wellington include;

• Wellington Respiratory Clinic walk in. 9am – 5pm Friday. Appointments are required, for bookings contact
5143 7900.

• Yarram and District Health Service 10.30am – 2.30pm Monday 11 October. Appointments required, contact
5182 0222.

East Gippsland

There is currently one active COVID-19 case in East Gippsland with no public exposure sites at this stage.

Positive viral fragments are also being detected in the local wastewater.

As a result, we are asking the community to be vigilant and get tested.

Primary Close Contacts that have had a test and received a negative result, should get re-tested.

Those experiencing any symptoms (however minor) should also get tested.

Testing opportunities in East Gippsland include:

• Bairnsdale Respiratory Clinic. For bookings go to https://bit.ly/3Fbd8eH.

• BRHS drive through, 9am – 1pm Sunday – Friday. More details at brhs.com.au/coronavirus/

• Orbost Medical Centre 9am – 10am Monday to Friday by appointment, call 5154 6777.

• Omeo District Health 8am – 9pm Monday to Sunday by appointment, call 5159 0100.

• Gelantipy Bush Nursing Centre Monday and Wednesday 9am – 11am by appointment, call 5155 0274.

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